From amaryllis to poinsettias to orchids, people often give and receive decorative plants throughout the holiday season. Many of these plants can last long past the holidays, but only if you care for them properly. Use the following tips… Read More
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Lighting accounts for about 10 percent of a home’s energy bill and is a main source of internal heat. Fortunately, you can decrease your energy bill and increase lighting efficiency with compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs. CFLs convert… Read More
For many people, the holidays are the happiest time of the year. However, for some people, holidays can also be stressful or even depressing. Use these suggestions to keep your spirits high this holiday season.
Environmental sustainability means finding ways to reduce consumption by using renewable resources and reusing or repurposing objects. These values can fit in line with holiday celebrations, making it a time of sustaining traditions and helping the environment. Here… Read More
By Karla Shelnutt, Department of Family, Youth, and Community Sciences, University of Florida Reviewed by Lacey Chapa, MS, Assistant Nutrition Education Coordinator, Department of Family, Youth, and Community Sciences, University of Florida, and Gail Kauwell, PhD, Department of Food… Read More
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have found that the variety of bacteria in a child’s digestive tract is strongly linked to whether that child develops type 1 diabetes. The connection could eventually give doctors an early… Read More